Joseph Tse is the head of the firm's Greater China practice, and has a standout reputation for banking deals in the China market, including leveraged finance work. He splits his time between Hong Kong and Beijing, and recently advised a consortium of underwriters on the Hong Kong, Singapore and US law aspects in connection with the USD5.8 billion IPO of Hutchison Port Holdings Trust.
Vicki Liu also has a highly regarded regional practice, providing cross-border advice to her bank and fund clients on structured debt finance, and hybrid products. Recent mandates include advising HSBC on a margin loan facility.
Seasoned banking and finance partner Roger Lui also impresses sources on account of his "practical approach." Recent highlights include advising InfraRed Capital on a USD60 million loan to a subsidiary of Top Spring International.
Managing partner for the Beijing office Matthias Voss also remains a deeply respected name in the market. He acts for international and domestic borrowers, lenders and sponsors on a range of structured financings and projects. Alongside Lui, he acted for the Chinese lenders on the project financing of the Vinh Tan 1 build-operate-transfer power project in Vietnam.
Yvonne Ho's multifaceted expertise extends to advising banks and corporates on structured finance, asset finance, acquisition finance, project finance and general lending matters. In highlights, she acted for the Export-Import Bank of China on the USD2.4 billion financing for a single-phase resort development in the Bahamas.
Ian Powell draws upon time spent working in the European markets, where he gained sophisticated structuring leveraged finance capabilities. In 2012 he advised HK Exchange on its acquisition of the London Metal Exchange, a deal involving USD2.5 billion in credit facilities.